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Company name : Firmatek
Location : United States
Position : Geospatial Field Technician – Drone Pilot
Firmatek is seeking self-motivated, innovative, and enthusiastic individuals to travel nationwide collecting survey-grade 3D data using a variety of platforms, with a focus on drone photogrammetry. The ideal candidate will be willing to travel long distances from their base of operations, sometimes for weeks at a time, and able to work both independently with no direct supervision and on a team. Adaptability, attention to detail, and willingness to learn are essential to success in this position.
IMPORTANT: There is a great deal of nation-wide travel associated with this job, often requiring extended periods away from home including weekends or holidays. Almost every week Geospatial Field Technicians are scheduled for jobs more than a few hours from their home location. Many jobs are a day’s drive away or greater.
Geospatial Field Technicians have a very heavy schedule, likely requiring work in the field daily, travel away from home for weeks at a time, and working several weekends each month.
Duties and Responsibilities
Perform survey-grade topographic scans of Landfills and Mining Operations using a combination of mobile LiDAR, drone photogrammetry, and total station equipment.
Conduct pre-flight and post-flight operations, including but not limited to airspace coordination, equipment assembly and tear-down, and hazard mitigation
Be responsible for the operation and maintenance of supporting equipment including a 4×4 truck, computer workstation, on-board inverters, and batteries
Perform quality checks on collected data to ensure accuracy and that the client’s needs will be met.
Serve as a point of contact with clients regarding project scope, scheduling needs, deliverables and follow-up.
Qualifications and Skills
Strong ability to learn and master multiple software packages, data collection platforms, and associated workflows.
High attention to detail and organizational skills
Must have a current FAA Part 107 Remote Pilot License or ability to obtain one
Preference will be given to candidates with an applied knowledge of surveying references such as coordinates systems, projections, datums and geoids, and experience in land development, mining, solid waste or similar industries.
Must be able to use appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), including but not limited to hardhats, protective eyewear, boots, safety vests, and 2-way radios
Perform physically demanding work involving frequent standing, sitting, kneeling, bending, stooping, climbing up ladders, walking on uneven surfaces, and lifting and carrying equipment up to 60 lbs.
Willingness to travel away from home for extended periods, many times longer than two weeks
Exposure to extreme weather conditions
Ability to drive for extended periods
Working around industrial hazards
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Job Type: Full-time
Pay: $47,000.00 – $50,000.00 per year
Paid time off
Monday to Friday
Work Location: On the road
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